5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 20

1. “God is not afraid of new things.” Pope Francis in remarks Sunday as bishops ended a two-week conference by rejecting historic changes in regards to the Catholic church's stands towards homosexuality and div...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Oct. 6

1. “Their moralizing is selective, bigoted and very sad. It’s also self-defeating, because it’s souring many American Catholics, a majority of whom approve of same-sex marriage, and because the workers who’ve b...
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Alpharetta church organist says he was forced to resign for being gay

Nick Johns

Nick Johns, an organist with Saint Brigid Catholic Church in Alpharetta, Ga., claims he was recently forced to resign from his position with the church for being gay after someone at the church took offense to his personal Facebook page.

Johns posted his story, and a letter he sent to his members of his former congregation, on social sharing website reddit over the weekend.

“One of the parishoners there was trolling on my Facebook and brought in a couple of pictures of me and my fiance and maybe some of the things I was saying in support of marriage equality,” Johns said.

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By the numbers: Argentina gay marriage

1 Countries in South America that allow gay marriage: Argentina became the first on July 15, 2010. 15 Hours of debate in the Argentine Senate over whether to approve the same-sex marriage law backed by Presiden...